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Those who hate the Hindus deeply and intend to mock them have a specific lingo. It focuses on cows and plays up the Hindu reverence for cows. Its a dog whistle really. For those who are steeped in deep hatred for the Hindu way of life. Mechanics of Hindu-hate narrative
Google searches are the world’s window to knowledge and information. If that window is tinted in a certain color and prejudice then the world will be judged and seen differently. Khilji example – Biased Google Searches or outright bigotry? I recently wrote an article on Alauddin Khilji [https://www.drishtikone.
How much time does it take for an 11 year old girl to be approached by online predators once that kid goes online? Any guesses? An experiment that showed scary results A 37-year old mom went undercover as an 11-year old girl to expose the dangers facing kids on social
Femina’s Crowd-sourced IssuePublishing in India is undergoing a lot of change. Of all the publications, Femina has made an interesting foray into “CrowdSourcing”. It’s first Crowdsourced issues has hit the stands as we speak. The content has been completely contributed by the readers themselves. Their credo was – If
India’s internet use is undergoing a change as the Smartphone revolution takes over. Every urban youth is using a smartphone today and with it is coming the access to the social media. This infographic discusses the various aspects of the use of Social media in India.
It is said that of all the experiences in life, the loss of a child is the worst pain that can be inflicted on anyone. There is a very interesting story of a Realized man. He got married to a wonder lady and was extremely happy with life. He was
While trying to enter Asia to spread the “Christian Good News”, a euphemism for converting the local populations – while decimating the local cultures and myriad of belief systems and rituals as new “Walmartization” of culture happens – Pope now wants to enter a new territory. Social Media. He has a new
Many blog owners would die to be featured on sites like top blogs such as Techcrunch, Mashable etc. Here is some great insights from an expert! Read Quote of Robert Scoble’s answer to Social Media: What are some tips for getting your startup featured on TechCrunch, Mashable, and other
Just as India is reeling in the aftermath of the mindless Gangrape of the Delhi Braveheart; US is too going through a similar heart-burn and contemplation of its own societal situation after the Steubenville gang rape incident. This is some of the information on the rape case. (Also read Lessons
StumbleUpon has been my most important discovery in the last year. It opened up a new world for me as a blogger to share my writings. And it has brought in new readers who are interested in the content they come for. Since SU show content based on your liking
Times of India has now launched an interesting “Interest-based Social network” by repurposing its iTimes site [http://ww.itimes.com/]. On the new site, you can discuss your different interests. The site has had appreciable number of visitors and pageviews and what was started to be “India’s Facebook” was
As the folks in the Developing countries get online, they make a beeline for the social networking sites. > Not as many people in developing countries have access to the Internet as those in more developed areas of the world, but when they do get on the Web, they are more
The social media is sharing the year in review views of all kinds. Personal – for your own – and the platform in general. Facebook has the Facebook 2012 in Review [http://www.facebookstories.com/2012] view. Twitter has a video on it as well as a whole series of tweets * Golden
JC Kendall makes an interesting point [http://socialmediatoday.com/jc-kendall/1047376/facebook-waste-time-most-advertisers] in his article on the impact of Social Media on sales of the businesses. He says the impact is negligible. > On this recent 2012 Black Friday, Online Sales grew 20.7% from last year. Online Sales on Cyber
Eloqua has created an Infographic series – Modern Marketing Insights [http://www.eloqua.com/resources/marketing-insights/] – which looks closely at the Social media impact on marketing using Big Data Analysis. You can also download a free e-book from here [http://demand.eloqua.com/40-charts?elqoffer=40charts&elqchannel=blog]. * Some of the
Came across this extremely insightful video on the state of the Online world – the Social media. Some very interesting facts from the Social Media Video 2013: * Babies in Egypt have been named Facebook and Twitter * New York Residents received tweets about the Earthquake on East coast 30 seconds before they
Social Media is useful if its used for the right reasons. What we are seeing is that kids are glued to Facebook etc in a way that never happened before. Is that good? A study [http://www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2011/08/social-kids.aspx] has some startling findings.